• Caramel Pecan Spice Cake

    November 15, 2013Danita

    Fall is the perfect season for baking, although now that my daughters are older, they do most of the baking around here. This Caramel Pecan Spice Cake was made from “scratch” by my oldest daughter.  When I was her age, I loved to bake, but never dreamed of making a “scratch” cake.  I was very…

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  • Kit Kat Cake

    November 8, 2013Danita

      Today I am Thankful for:  Celebrating Goals Achieved!   In our family, when someone reaches a goal or milestone in their life, we like to celebrate.   The general rule for celebrating is, the bigger the accomplishment; the bigger the celebration.  When our middle daughter recently earned her black belt, we thought that called…

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  • Celebrating a Birthday Part 2 – Snicker Cake

    October 3, 2013Danita

    As my husband was preparing to leave for work Friday morning, which was his birthday, and we were all saying good-bye, someone asked, “Hey, what kind of birthday cake are you having?”  A perfectly reasonable question to ask a person on their birthday, unless their wife forgot about the cake!   We were going out…

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  • Chocolate Chip Pound Cake

    September 5, 2013Danita

    Southern Favorite #4 – Pound Cake Pound Cake…for those who have experienced them, that’s all you have to say! Pound cake is one of the “go to” Southern desserts (the other being banana pudding)  It comes in seemingly hundreds of varieties.  Almost every Southern lady has her favorite pound cake recipe.   People in other…

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